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Quantity Surveyor - Civils - North

Senior Quantity Surveyor - Civil Infrastructure

£65,000 - £90,000 benefits

Yorkshire & Humber

Our client is a national contractor who provides EPC (Engineering Procurement Construction) services to the rail infrastructure and engineering sectors (mechanical handling, bulk storage, bridges, marine and ports, highways and transportation, utilities, professional services, and nuclear). As a result of their continuing success, they are looking to add talented and highly motivated Quantity Surveyors to join their excellent, expanding business.

As QS it will be your role to take Commercial responsibility for the whole project life-cycle including preparation of cost estimates, procurement, cost forecasting and reporting. Ideally you can point to experience within civil engineering infrastructure. Key to this appointment is your exacting attention to detail and the results you are able to drive for your employer.

Key Accountabilities:

  • The preparation of Bills and Schedules of Quantities of materials, labour and services required in the construction and equipment of building, or engineering works.
  • Visit sites to monitor progress and produce variations
  • Preparing tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities to secure accurate prices from the supply chain
  • Undertaking costs analysis for project work.
  • Assisting in establishing a client's requirements and undertaking feasibility studies.
  • Performing risk and value management and cost control.
  • Preparing and analysing costings for tenders.
  • Advising on procurement strategy.
  • Undertaking specialist contractor procurement
  • Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks.
  • Allocating work to subcontractors.
  • Providing advice on contractual claims.
  • Valuing completed work and arranging payments.
  • Familiarity with NEC Forms of Contract

This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing organisation and will provide the very best with excellent career development opportunity. If this sounds like you, then we would like to hear from you.

About Us

Newman Stewart is a privately owned, leading provider of Executive Search, Talent Advisory & Psychometric Assessment Services.

With offices in Leeds and London we identify excellent people for our excellent clients, nationally and internationally and we are proud of the results that we deliver.

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Design / Senior Engineer - Mechanical Building Service

£70,000 DOE benefits

Yorkshire & Humber

Our client is a national contractor who provides EPC (Engineering Procurement Construction) services to the rail infrastructure and engineering sectors (mechanical handling, bulk storage, bridges, marine and ports, highways and transportation, utilities, professional services, and nuclear). As a result of their continuing success, they are looking to add talented and highly motivated Design / Senior Engineer for their Mechanical Building Service sector to join their excellent, expanding business.

As Design / Senior Engineer you will be responsible for effectively delivering mechanical packages that focus on feasibility, outline design, detailed design that takes the project to construction. Projects will be delivered through multiple sectors including, commercial industrial, energy, transport and in particular the Railway industry. Key to this appointment is your exacting attention to detail and the results you are able to drive for your employer.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Receive the Clients brief/remit, formulate the scope of works and develop the design philosophy
  • Assist with the compilation of the fee for design delivery
  • Provide best value working design solutions to technical problems
  • Participate within design review meetings and hazard workshops etc.
  • Liaise with client representatives, 3rd parties and supply chain
  • Manage members of the design team to ensure the timely delivery of information, checking the work of other members of staff and providing assistance to their continued learning and development
  • Utilise design software packages, including AutoCAD and Hevacomp, but also be capable of undertaking calculations by hand and utilising Microsoft suite
  • Use AutoCAD 2D to produce detailed design drawings suitable for construction and preferably be experienced in 3D packages such as Revit or AecoSIM
  • A working knowledge of CDM regulations to ensure that designs are compliant and be able to produce Designers Risk Assessments for projects
  • Produce written reports and specifications for works
  • Undertake site surveys and compile reports as many projects will be integrated with existing buildings/infrastructure
  • Assess existing utilities for capacity to extend and produce estimates and application for new or upgraded supplies
  • Coordinate the appointment of sub consultants/specialists necessary to complete the design process

This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing organisation and will provide the very best with excellent career development opportunity. If this sounds like you, and you have a Minimum of HNC/HND in Mechanical Building Services or equivalent vocational qualifications then we would like to hear from you.

About Us

Newman Stewart is a privately owned, leading provider of Executive Search, Talent Advisory & Psychometric Assessment Services.

With offices in Leeds and London we identify excellent people for our excellent clients, nationally and internationally and we are proud of the results that we deliver.

Up to £35000 per annum

Applications Engineer

West Yorkshire

DOE - Up to £55,000 plus benefits

The Role

Newman Stewart are pleased to be partnering with a design and manufacturing business who supply a wide range of top quality, bespoke and high value capital equipment for the life science, healthcare and FMCG industries. Due to continued growth they are seeking an experienced Applications Engineer to join their business and play an integral role in their future success.

Do you enjoy providing bespoke to solutions to solve customer needs? Are you interested in working for a well-established, reputable and successful organisation?

It will be your responsibility to liaise with the internal technical teams and the external sales team to provide a bespoke automated solutions to customers through combining your technical, creative and commercial skills. This is an exceptional opportunity for an ambitious individual looking for a challenging and rewarding role.

Skills and Experience

In order to be considered for this role you will;

  • Have demonstrable experience working in a technical design engineer role
  • Have the creativity and flare to create concepts for customers
  • Have experience of costing and pricing projects
  • Have previous experience of working in a customer facing capacity, or the ability and willingness to do this

Experience with automation is preferred although not essential.

The Company

A leader in cutting edge automation platforms and transformational technologies. Established over 100 years ago they help other world-class organisations create life changing products. Renowned for their customer service and bespoke products they are dedicated to providing an end to end service supporting the entire lifecycle from design, to prototype through to production and ongoing support.

Application

To be considered for this role please apply accordingly with an up to date CV, clearly detailing the experience required, or contact Lisa Smith for a confidential conversation (contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website).

About Us

Newman Stewart is a privately owned, leading provider of Executive Search, Talent Advisory & Psychometric Assessment Services. With offices in Leeds and London we identify excellent people for our excellent clients, nationally and internationally and we are proud of the results that we deliver

Operations Director

Yorkshire

£80,000 executive package and benefits

Our Client

Our Client is a very successful business, who have grown over many years and are now seeking an Operations Director to build upon the excellence and success that has been instilled over many years. There is no burning platform here, the business is in excellent condition, rather this is an opportunity to improve, with logic and consideration for the long term.

The business was founded in 1937 and is a world leading designer and manufacturer of steel-to-steel connections, with an extensive stock-holding distributor network. Its products are sold worldwide and are highly regarded.

The Role

Reporting to the Managing Director, this position plays a key part in the strategic direction setting and growth and is a member of the senior leadership team. The role takes overall responsibility for the operational management and leadership of the following areas:

  • Machine shop and assembly operations
  • Warehouse operations
  • Purchasing
  • HSE (Health Safety and Environmental)

The successful candidate will be currently operating in a similar role within an Engineering/ Manufacturing business. Relevant qualifications in Engineering or experience in Mechanical Engineering would also be a distinct advantage.

You should be able to demonstrate your ability to lead and work as part of a senior management team and to use your initiative to solve non-routine complex problems. We are looking for evidence of well-developed communication skills, independence to recognize problems or anomalies and make immediate changes to improve performance and/or seek advice, when necessary, plus the ability to implement change successfully, manage stakeholder groups and undertake a number of complex tasks concurrently.

To Apply

This is an excellent opportunity in a challenging, fast paced and dynamic business. Interested parties should apply accordingly or contact Kate Waller in the first instance for a confidential conversation. Contact details can be found via the Newman Stewart website.

About Us

Newman Stewart is a privately owned, leading provider of Executive Search, Talent Advisory & Psychometric Assessment Services.

With offices in Leeds and London we identify excellent people for our excellent clients, nationally and internationally and we are proud of the results that we deliver.

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